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Is Your Child Getting A Phone For Christmas? You'll Need These Tips

It's that time of the year where parents around the country are being plagued with pleas for smartph...
Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

12:08 PM - 23 Nov 2020



Dermot & Dave

Is Your Child Getting A Phone For Christmas? You'll Need These Tips

Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

12:08 PM - 23 Nov 2020

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It's that time of the year where parents around the country are being plagued with pleas for smartphones or tablets to be added to the Santa list and while it's not a big decision for the child involved, it's a massive decision for the parents.

Dermot and Dave recently got this text in from a listener:

I have a 14yr old daughter that is so addicted to the phone. She never comes out of her room only for meals, I am at a loss of what to do. She has changed so much- very rude and bad attitude. Heartbroken mom

But how do you address this with your teenager? How do you put boundaries in place for your child before they getting the beautiful little glowing device? Aoife Lee from ParentSupport.ie joined Dermot and Dave for a Mind Yourself Now special with some top tips all about devices and screen time.

Is Your Child Getting A Phone For Christmas? You'll Need These Tips

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